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Abrade

Abrade Meaning & Definition
Abrade Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abrade?

[v] strike against an object, as of one's toe or foot
[v] scour a surface
[v] wear away

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abrade: abrase | corrade | rub down | rub off | scour | scrape | skin | stub

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abrade: abate | ablate | abrase | abstract | atomize | bark | bate | beat | blemish | bloody | bother | bray | break | brecciate | bug | burn | chafe | check | chip | claw | comminute | confuse | contriturate | corrode | crack | craze | crumb | crumble | crush | curtail | cut | decrease | deduct | depreciate | derogate | detract | diminish | disintegrate | disorganize | disparage | distract | disturb | drain | eat away | erase | erode | excoriate | exercise | extract | file | file away | flour | fracture | fragment | fray | frazzle | fret | gall | gash | gnaw | gnaw away | grain | granulate | granulize | grate | graze | grind | grind to powder | hurt | impair | incise | injure | irk | lacerate | leach | lessen | levigate | maim | make mincemeat of | mash | maul | mill | mutilate | perturb | pestle | pierce | pound | powder | provoke | pulverize | puncture | purify | rasp | raze | reduce | reduce to powder | refine | remove | rend | retrench | rip | rub | rub away | rub off | rub out | ruffle | run | rupture | savage | scald | scorch | scotch | scour | scrape | scratch | scrub | scrunch | scuff | shard | shorten | shred | skin | slash | slit | smash | sprain | squash | stab | stick | strain | subduct | subtract | take away | take from | tatter | tear | thin | thin out | traumatize | triturate | wear | wear away | wear down | wear off | wear out | wear ragged | weather | weed | withdraw | wound | wrench

See Also | chafe | excoriate | injure | rasp | rub | wear away | wear off | wound

Abrade In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*rade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abrading}.] [L. abradere, abrasum, to scrape off; ab + radere to scrape. See {Rase}, {Raze}.] To rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; as, to abrade rocks. --Lyell.
\A*brade"\, v. t. Same as {Abraid}. [Obs.]

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